Francesco Bellina (1989) is a freelance photographer based in Palermo.
He works on documentary and contemporary photography, prefering political, social and economic issues.
He is attended a course on photoediting at Officine Fotografiche, in Rome.
In 2016 he was nominated for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.
Some of his pictures have been published by The Guardian, Le Monde, Internazionale, L'Espresso, Repubblica and others.
2016 - WPP Joop Swart Masterclass (nominated)
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A man believed to be one of the world’s most wanted people smugglers, whom British police claimed to have helped to arrest and extradite to Italy, seems to have said this week that he remains at large and that an innocent man was seized and extradited in his place.
Palermo, January 2017.
Mered Medhanie Yerego or Medhanie Tesfarmariam Berhe? The man is in prison, accused of being one of the most powerful human traffickers in the world. Or, perhaps, it's just an innocent finished in a crazy story.
Seasonal migrant workers in Sicily
Nouha Camara, 46 years old from Mali.
He's a seasonal worker and he lives in a camp for migrant workers in Sicily.
He's payed less than 2€ per hour.